Journal Publications

  • Ranked #1 worldwide in terms of publications in Information Systems Research in 2016-2019
  • Ranked #1 worldwide in terms of publications in Information Systems Research in 2015-2018

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  1. R. Mallipeddi, S. Kumar, C. Sriskandarajah, and Y. Zhu, “A Framework for Analyzing Influencer Marketing in Social Networks: Selection and Scheduling of Influencers,” Management Science, Forthcoming.
  2. R. Saha, S. Singha, and S. Kumar, “Does Congestion Always Hurt? Managing Discount under Congestion in a Game-Theoretic Setting,” Information Systems Research, Forthcoming.
  3. W. Chen, Y. Lu, L. Qiu, and S. Kumar “Designing Personalized Treatment Plans for Breast Cancer,” Information Systems Research, Forthcoming.
    • Best Paper Runner Up, Conference on Health IT and Analytics (CHITA), October 8-10, 2020.
  4. R. Chen, S. Kumar, J. Singhal, and K. Singhal, “The Value and Cost of the Customer’s Waiting Time,” Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, Forthcoming.
  5. A. Timoumi, N. Singh, and S. Kumar, “Is Your Retailer a Friend or Foe: When Should the Manufacturer Allow Its Retailer to Refurbish?” Production and Operations Management, Forthcoming.
  6. S. Kumar, J. Singhal, and K. Singhal, “A Programmed Method for Generating New Product Ideas from an Existing Product Line,” Decision Sciences, Forthcoming.
  7. W. Fan, Y. Zong, and S. Kumar, “Optimal Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease with Uncertainty in Obtaining a Transplantable Kidney: An MDP based approach,” Annals of Operations Research, Forthcoming.
  8. J. Kistler, R. Janakiraman, S. Kumar, and V. Tiwari, “The Effect of Operational Process Changes on Preoperative Patient Flow: Evidence from Field Research,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 30, No. 6, June 2021, pp. 1647–1667.
  9. M. Rivera, L. Qiu, S. Kumar, and A. Petrucci, “Are Traditional Performance Reviews Outdated? An Empirical Analysis on Continuous, Real-Time Feedback in the Workplace,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 32, No. 2, June 2021, pp. 517–540.
  10. X. Chang, Y. Huang, M. Li, X. Bo, and S. Kumar, “Efficient Detection of Environmental Violators: A Big Data Approach,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 30, No. 5, May 2021, pp. 1246–1270.
  11. S. Youn, G. Heim, S. Kumar, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Examining Impacts of Clinical Practice Variation on Operational Performance,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 30, No. 4, April 2021, pp. 839–863.
    • Winner, Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 2018 Best Student Best Paper Award, Chicago, Illinois, November 2018.
    • Selected as a Finalist for the INFORMS 2017 IBM Service Science Best Student Paper Award.
  12. R. Mallipeddi, R. Janakiraman, S. Kumar, and S. Gupta, “The Effects of Social Media Content Created by Human Brands on Engagement: Evidence from Indian General Election 2014,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 32, No. 1, March 2021, pp. 212–237.
  13. M. Chen, M. Pang, and S. Kumar, “Do You Have a Room for Us in Your IT? An Economic Analysis of Shared IT Services and Implications for IT Industries,” MIS Quarterly, Vol. 45, No. 1, March 2021, pp. 225–268.
  14. J.M. Stauffer and S. Kumar, “Impact of Incorporating Returns into Pre-Disaster Deployments for Rapid-Onset Predictable Disasters,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 30, No. 2, February 2021, pp. 451–474.
    • Finalist and Second Place in the POMS College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management (HOCM) Best Paper Award Competition, POMS 2020.
    • Finalist for the POMS 2019 College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management (HOCM) Best Paper Award Competition, Washington D.C., May 2019.
  15. S. Kumar, “How Analytics Allowed the FCC to Save $7.3 Billion by Auctioning Underused Television Spectrum,” Management and Business Review, Winter 2021, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 206-208.
  16. J. Pei, P. Yan, S. Kumar, and X. Liu, “How to React to Internal and External Sharing in B2C and C2C,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2021, pp. 145-170.
  17. Y. Huang, Y. Zhu, S. Kumar, B. Shetty, and C. Sriskandarajah, “A Framework for Analyzing the U.S. Coin Supply Chain,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 29, No. 12, December 2020, pp. 2736-2759.
  18. S. Kumar, S. Narayanan, and F. Salvador, “Innovation in Supply Networks – A Research Framework and Roadmap,” Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 66, Issue 7-8, October-December 2020, pp. 754–767.
  19. R. Sen, J. Choobineh, and S. Kumar, “Determinants of Software Vulnerability Disclosure Timing,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 29, No. 11, November 2020, pp. 2532-2552.
  20. H. Sun and S. Kumar, “A Manufacturer’s New Product Preannouncement Decision and the Supplier’s Response,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 29, No. 10, October 2020, pp. 2289-2306.
  21. M.E. Ketzenberg, J.D. Abbey, G.R. Heim, and S. Kumar, “Assessing Customer Return Behaviors Through Data Analytics,” Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 66, Issue 6, September 2020, pp. 622–645.
    • Finalist and Honorable Mention,  Journal of Operations Management Jack Meredith Best Paper Award, 2021.
  22. E.M. Demirezen, S. Kumar, and B. Shetty, “Two Is Better Than One: A Dynamic Analysis of Value Co-Creation,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 29, No. 9, September 2020, pp. 2057–2076.
  23. A. Ghoshal, S. Kumar, and V.S. Mookerjee, “Dilemma of Data-Sharing Alliance: When Do Competing Personalizing and Non-Personalizing Firms Share-Data,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 29, No. 8, August 2020, pp. 1918-1936.
    • S. Kumar, “How can Competitors Share Data Opportunistically?,” ISB Insight, 2015.
  24. S. Kumar, Y. (Ricky) Tan, and L. Wei, “When to Play Your Advertisement? Optimal Insertion Policy of Behavioral Advertisement,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 31, No. 2, June 2020, pp. 589-606.
  25. D. Liu, S. Kumar, and V.S. Mookerjee, “Flexible and Committed Advertising Contracts in Electronic Retailing,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 31, No. 2, June 2020, pp. 323-339.
    • Best Paper Award, China Information Economics Society, November 2020.
  26. T. Rajapakshe, S. Kumar, A. Sen, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Sustainability Planning for Healthcare Information Exchanges with Supplier Discount Program,” Operations Research, Vol. 68, No. 3, May-June 2020, pp. 793–817.
  27. N. Kumar, D. Venugopal, L. Qiu, and S. Kumar, “Detecting Anomalous Online Reviewers: An Unsupervised Approach Using Mixture Models,” Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2019, pp. 1313–1346.
  28. S. Khurana, L. Qiu, and S. Kumar, “When a Doctor Knows, It Shows: An Empirical Analysis of Doctors’ Responses in Q&A Forum of an Online Healthcare Portal,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 30, No. 3, September 2019, pp. 872–891.
  29. K. Singhal, J. Singhal, and S. Kumar, “The Value of the Customer’s Waiting Time for General Queues,” Decision Sciences, Vol. 50, Issue 3, June 2019, pp. 567-581.
  30. A. Kumar, A. Mehra, and S. Kumar, “Why do Stores Drive Online Sales? Evidence of Underlying Mechanisms from a Multichannel Retailer,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 30, No. 1, March 2019, pp. 319-338.
  31. N. Kumar, L. Qiu, and S. Kumar, “Exit, Voice, and Response in Digital Platforms: An Empirical Investigation of Online Management Response Strategies,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 29, No. 4, December 2018, pp. 849-870.
  32. S. Kumar, V. Mookerjee, and A. Shubham, “Research in Operations Management and Information Systems Interface,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 27, No. 11, November 2018, pp. 1893-1905
  33. S. Guha and S. Kumar, “Emergence of Big Data Research in Operations Management, Information Systems, and Healthcare: Past Contributions and Future Roadmap,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 27, No. 9, September 2018, pp. 1724-1735.
  34. A. Mehra, S. Kumar, and J.S. Raju, “Competitive Strategies for Brick-and-Mortar Stores to Counter “Showrooming”,” Management Science, Vol. 64, Issue 7, July 2018, pp. 3076-3090.
  35. B. Li and S. Kumar, “Should You Kill or Embrace Your Competitor: Cloud Service and Competition Strategy,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 27, No. 5, May 2018, pp. 822–838.
  36. N. Kumar, D. Venugopal, L. Qiu, and S. Kumar, “Detecting Review Manipulation on Online Platforms with Hierarchical Supervised Learning,” Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2018, pp. 350-380.
  37. L. Qiu and S. Kumar, “Understanding Voluntary Knowledge Provision and Content Contribution through a Social Media-Based Prediction Market: A Field Experiment,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 28, No. 3, September 2017, pp. 529-546.
  38. O. Perdikaki, S. Kumar, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Managing Retail Budget Allocation between Store Labor and Marketing Activities,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 26, No. 9, 2017, pp. 1615-1631.
    • Selected as the Lead Article.
  39. S. Bhattacharjee, V. Jacob, Z. Jiang, and S. Kumar, “Introduction to WITS 2015 Special Issue in TMIS,” ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (TMIS), Vol. 8, Issue 2-3, August 2017, Article No. 4e.
  40. Y. Ji, S. Kumar, and S.P. Sethi, “Needle Exchange for Controlling HIV Spread Under Endogenous Infectivity,” INFOR: Information Systems and Operational Research, Vol. 55, No. 2, 2017, pp. 93-117.
  41. R. Mookerjee, S. Kumar, and V.S. Mookerjee, “Optimizing Performance Based Internet Advertisement Campaigns,” Operations Research, Vol. 65, No. 1, January-February 2017, pp. 38-54.
  42. Y. Ji, S. Kumar, and V. Mookerjee, “When Being Hot Is Not Cool: Monitoring Hot Lists for Information Security,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 27, No. 4, December 2016, pp. 897-918.
  43. E.M. Demirezen, S. Kumar, and B. Shetty, “Managing Co-Creation in Information Technology Projects: A Differential Games Approach,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 27, No. 3, September 2016, pp. 517-537.
  44. E.M. Demirezen, S. Kumar, and A. Sen, “Sustainability of Healthcare Information Exchanges: A Game-Theoretic Approach,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 27, No. 2, June 2016, pp. 240-258.
    • Finalist, Best Paper Competition, “Double Sided Network Externalities in Healthcare Information Exchanges,” College of Healthcare Operations Management, Production and Operations Management Society Conference, Orlando, Florida, May 6-9, 2016.
    • Featured in the Binghamton University Magazine, Fall 2016, pp. 6-9.
  45. M. Vanajakumari, S. Kumar, and S. Gupta, “An Integrated Logistic Model for Predictable Disasters,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 25, No. 5, May 2016, pp. 791-811.
  46. E.M. Demirezen and S. Kumar, “Optimization of Recommender Systems Based on Inventory,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 25, No. 4, April 2016, pp. 593-608.
    • Selected as the Lead Article.
  47. Y. Zhu, S. Kumar, S. Rodriguez-Sanchez, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Managing Logistics in Regional Banknote Supply Chain under Security Concerns,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 24, No. 12, December 2015, pp. 1966-1983.
  48. A. Ghoshal, S. Kumar, and V.S. Mookerjee, “Impact of Recommender Systems on Competition between Personalizing and Non-Personalizing Firms,” Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 31, No. 4, Spring 2015, pp. 243-277.
  49. D. Dey and S. Kumar, “Data Quality of Query Results with Generalized Selection Conditions,” Operations Research, Vol. 61, No. 1, Jan – Feb 2013, pp. 17-31.
  50. D. Liu, S. Kumar, and V.S. Mookerjee, “Advertising Strategies in Electronic Retailing: A Differential Games Approach,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 23, Issue 3 (Part – 2), Sep 2012, pp. 903–917.
    • “Shrinking the Invisible Lines in Online Retailing,” Business Research in Action, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University, Spring 2013.
    • Kumar, “Electronic Retailing: Increasing IT Capacity May Alienate Customers,” ISB Insight, Vol. 9, Issue 3, 2012, pp. 26-28.
    • “Researchers from Texas A&M University Report on Findings in Management Science,” VerticalNews, December 8, 2012.
  51. R. Mookerjee, S. Kumar, and V.S. Mookerjee, “To Show or Not Show: Using User Profiling to Manage Internet Advertisement Campaigns,” Interfaces, Vol. 42, No. 5, Sep – Oct 2012, pp. 449–464.
    • Finalist in The Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice sponsored by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), 2011.
    • Kumar, “To Show or Not To Show: How to Manage Internet Advertisement Campaigns,” ISB Insight, Cover Story, Vol. 10, Issue 2, 2013, pp. 12-14.
    • “Texas A&M University, College Station: To Show or Not Show: Using User Profiling to Manage Internet Advertisement Campaigns at Chitika,” Issues in Industrial Relations and Management: 2013 Edition, May 1, 2013, p. 431.
  52. N. Shah, S. Kumar, F. Bastani, and I. Yen, “Optimization Models for Assessing the Peak Capacity Utilization of Intelligent Transportation Systems,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 216, Issue 1, Jan 2012, pp. 239–251.
  53. Y. Ji, S. Kumar, V.S. Mookerjee, S.P. Sethi, and D. Yeh, “Optimal Enhancement and Lifetime of Software Systems: A Control Theoretic Analysis,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 20, Number 6, Nov – Dec 2011, pp. 889–904.
  54. P. V. Balakrishnan, S. Kumar, and P. Han, “Dual Objective Segmentation to Improve Targetability: An Evolutionary Algorithm Approach,” Decision Sciences, Vol. 42, Issue 4, Nov 2011, pp. 831–857.
  55. D. Dey and S. Kumar, “Reassessing Data Quality for Information Products,” Management Science, Vol. 56, No. 12, Dec 2010, pp. 2316-2322.
  56. V.G. Kulkarni, S. Kumar, V.S. Mookerjee, and S.P. Sethi, “Optimal Allocation of Effort to Software Maintenance: A Queuing Theory Approach,” Production and Operations Management, Vol. 18, No. 5, Sep 2009, pp. 506-515.
  57. S. Kumar and S.P. Sethi, “Dynamic Pricing and Advertising for Web Content Providers,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 197, Issue 3, Sep 2009, pp. 924-944.
  58. M. Fan, S. Kumar, and A.B. Whinston, “Short-Term and Long-Term Competition between Providers of Shrink-Wrap Software and Software as a Service,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 196, Issue 2, July 2009, pp. 661-671.
  59. S. Kumar, K. Dutta, and V.S. Mookerjee, “Maximizing Business Value by Optimal Assignment of Jobs to Resources in Grid Computing,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 194, Issue 3, May 2009, pp. 856-872.
  60. M. Dawande, M. Johar, S. Kumar, and V.S. Mookerjee, “A Comparison of Pair versus Solo Programming under Different Objectives: An Analytical Approach,” Information Systems Research, Vol. 19, No. 1, Mar 2008, pp. 71-92.
  61. M. Dawande, S. Kumar, V.S. Mookerjee, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Maximum Commonality Problems: Applications and Analysis,” Management Science, Vol. 54, No. 1, Jan 2008, pp. 194-207.
  62. M. Fan, S. Kumar, and A.B. Whinston, “Selling or Advertising: Strategies of Providing Digital Media Online,” Journal of Management Information Systems, Vol. 24, No. 3, Winter 2007-8, pp. 143-166.
  63. S. Kumar, M. Dawande, and V.S. Mookerjee, “Optimal Scheduling and Placement of Internet Banner Advertisements,” IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (Featured Article), Vol. 19, No. 11, Nov 2007, pp. 1571-1584.
  64. S. Kumar, V.S. Jacob, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Scheduling Advertisements on a Web Page to Maximize Revenue,” European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 173, Issue 3, Sep 2006, pp. 1067-1089.
  65. S. Kumar, N. Ramanan, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Minimizing Cycle Time in Large Robotic Cells,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 37, No. 2, Feb 2005, pp. 123-136.
    • Appeared as refereed abstract in Interfaces, Vol. 32, No. 5, Sep-Oct 2002, pp. 83-84.
    • Featured in the Industrial Engineer Magazine, February 2005, p. 48.
  66. M. Dawande, S. Kumar, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Scheduling Web Advertisements: A Note on the MINSPACE Problem,” Journal of Scheduling, Vol. 8, Issue 1, 2005, pp. 97-106.
  67. M. Dawande, S. Kumar, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Performance Bounds of Algorithms for Scheduling Advertisements on a Web Page,” Journal of Scheduling, Vol. 6, Issue 4, July-Aug 2003, pp. 373-394.
  68. S. Kumar, T.P. Bagchi, and C. Sriskandarajah, “Lot Streaming and Scheduling Heuristics for m-machine No-wait Flowshops,” Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 38, Issue 1, 2000, pp. 149-172.